Matt Hamilton

21 Flips | 5 Magazines | 14 Following | 6 Followers | @MattHamiltonITF | Innovative Technology Facilitator at Prospect High School

The ever-increasing need for digital curation (infographic)

The need for effective and efficient digital curation continues to grow as social media users become more prolific.<p>At a time when, every minute, …

Social Media

30 Aesthetically Pleasing Color Combinations

A visually-appealing color combination goes a long way in creating a seamless, inviting, and fun output. Regardless if you’re making the perfect …

Universal Skills All Learners Should Know How to Do

Universal Skills All Learners Should Know How to Do<p>How to be a self-directed learner – finding and using resources (both face-to-face and online) to …

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10 Tips for Teachers who Struggle with Technology

With technology moving out of the lab and into the classroom, it’s becoming a challenge for some teachers to infuse their teaching with tech tools …

SAMR Ladder- A Wonderful Graphic for Teachers

I just came across this wonderful graphic and thought you might like to have a look as well. This is a work done by our colleague Susan Xnevad. The …

PixiClip – An Online Interactive Whiteboard

PixiClip is a great choice for teachers and students looking for a way to capture their doodles. This online interactive whiteboard works in any web …

The Portrait Of A Future Leader

<i>The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.</i><br>-Alvin Toffler<p>A revolution …

Innovation

The Global Search for Education: Our Top 12 Global Teacher Blogs – What are the biggest mistakes teachers make when integrating technology into the classroom?

<i>Our Global Top 12 Teacher Blogs</i><p>Singapore is recognized globally as a high-performing education system. <i>The Global Search for Education</i> contributor Dr. …

Teaching

Hangouts on Air: Connecting Teachers With Content Experts

Edcamp Home and Math Hangouts<p>I have used Google Hangouts since the tool was first released, but my initial exposure to a Hangout on Air was during …

Education Technology

Tips on Accelerating a Digital Curriculum in Your School Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on April 30, 2015<p>Adding technology to K-12 environments does not automatically improve learning. What matters most is how teachers and …

Let's Educate Solutionaries

Given the pressing challenges of our time, from global warming, to the potential loss of half of all species on Earth by the end of this century, to …

Wideo Offers Nice Templates for Creating Animated Videos

Wideo is a neat video creation service that I've shared a few times since I started using it 18 months ago. Wideo is a service that allows anyone to …

If you can flip a classroom, you can flip a district

The term <i>flipped classroom</i> is on the tip of many educators' tongues these days as more K-12 schools and districts embrace this blended form of …

Homework in Elementary School Divides Educators

"PDF"—play, downtime, and family time—has replaced homework for kindergartners, 1st graders, and 2nd graders at one Chicago elementary school, …

Millennials Are Out-Reading Older Generations

But younger Americans value library services less than more senior cohorts, study finds.<p>Kids today with their selfies and their Snapchats and their love of literature.<p>Millennials, like each generation that was young before them, tend to attract all kinds of ire from their elders for being …

Socrative New Features: Multiple Answer Questions - Teacher Tech

Socrative is a free, online student response system that allows the user to access a teacher created quiz or question with any device. It is a quick …

How to Use Technology in Education

Just remember how the book revolutionized teaching.<p>It’s hard to talk about schools today without talking about technology. Enthusiasts celebrate the …

Not Your Father's Classroom: The Rise of Edtech

At Leadership Public Schools in Oakland, Calif., teachers, students and technologists worked together to create software called ExitTicket for mobile devices that helps teachers and students gauge how well students are absorbing lessons. If the kids aren't getting it, teachers can stop a class and …